Category Archives: Mbarara

24 Sunset-, Lake-, and Mount Kilimanjaro Pictures

It’s that time again: time for a pictures post featuring the best of my Instagram gallery. This time the pictures span three countries and 10 locales across those countries. I’ve even got pictures for you taken from the sky, above the clouds. Thematically, as always, this list includes sunset photos and pictures taken near bodies of water, including the world’s second largest freshwater lake. Plus, I’ve got a new one for you: pictures of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. I  hope you like them! No. 24: A Crazy Sunset in Lushoto, Tanzania When some kids who had followed us to the viewpoint saw … Continue reading 24 Sunset-, Lake-, and Mount Kilimanjaro Pictures

Instagram Recap: 20 Photos from Uganda & Tanzania

Ok, let’s get a little visual again. Over the past month or so, my Instagram gallery has taken my followers on a journey through Lake Mburo National Park in western Uganda; eating and socializing in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and on a road trip to the ruins of the ancient sultanate of Kilwa, off the southern coast of mainland Tanzania, crossing the Rufiji river which I had heard so much about but had never seen. With no further ado, here are some of my followers’ favorite pictures since my last Instagram roundup post. I hope you like them too! Instagram Fave … Continue reading Instagram Recap: 20 Photos from Uganda & Tanzania

48 Instagram Photos from Rwanda, Uganda, and More

The second half of this year has seen me doing my share of travelling. First it was to Northern Tanzania, then Uganda, Rwanda, and now back to Uganda again. My Instagram gallery has been mirroring a similar route, though also including destinations such as Nairobi and Mikumi National Park. I’ve had lots of fun sharing these pics with my followers on Instagram, and since I know that many of you, who read this blog, are not active Instagram users, I thought I’d share the best of those pictures with you here. I hope you like them. Please be sure to let … Continue reading 48 Instagram Photos from Rwanda, Uganda, and More

Instagram: 36 Most Liked Pictures—Tanzania, Uganda & South Africa

At the beginning of March, I turned a scary-for-me age. I could feel age creeping up on me. I had become one of those people who no longer understood why “young people” did the things they did. One thing I couldn’t understand, for instance, was why they spent so much time on Instagram. I mean: what’s so fun about looking at pictures posted by people you don’t even know? Then, two “young people”, my youngest brother (@RichieWallStreet) and my nephew (@Muhaya_Fulani) convinced me to give Instagram a try. Ha ha ha…the joke was on me: it’s been two months and … Continue reading Instagram: 36 Most Liked Pictures—Tanzania, Uganda & South Africa

Mbarara: Igongo Cultural Centre

Igongo Cultural Centre P.O. Box 512 Mbarara / P.O. Box 488 Kampala Phone (Mbarara): +256-(0)392-722828 or +256-(0)392-722829 Phone (Kampala): +256-(0)414-258914 Restaurant reservations: +256-(0)776-722828 www.igongo.co.ug Twelve kilometers from Mbarara along the Mbarara-Masaka Highway, in Biharwe, lies a cultural center that I have come to love: Igongo Cultural Centre! Igongo Cultural Centre includes a restaurant, Kaahwa Kanuzire, a craft- and bookstore, Nkwanzi, and the reason I love it so much, the Eriijukiro Museum of South Western Uganda. Discovering Igongo Cultural Centre, Mbarara I first heard of Igongo Cultural Centre in December 2011, when I arrived in Kiruhura for my annual end-of-year visit to … Continue reading Mbarara: Igongo Cultural Centre